12 May 2004

Potsdam City Palace

Triton, 2004

Sculptural copy of the larger-than-life sandstone figure of Triton from the Neptune group in the Lustgarten in front of the former Potsdam City Palace, cautious manual cleaning by steam jet method, consolidation of loose pieces of original material (spalling, flaking) by needling and non-permanent bonding, reconstruction of detail of both arms and the rocky backdrop with the fin, sandstone copy and mounting (sculptural parts / appropriate material), restoration of surface detail or closing with mineral-based restoration mortar (defects up to approx. 15 mm diameter left unaltered), preservation with silicic acid ester (wet-in-wet), transport and moving
Client: Rotary Club Potsdam

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